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Officials: Student questioned after bringing pellet gun to Sweetwater High School  10News

Sweetwater High School was placed into a security protocol Thursday morning after a student reportedly brought a gun to campus and showed it to classmates.



Council hopefuls place names for consideration  Star-News

Twelve candidates filed their paperwork before the end of the working day Jan. 22 to be considered for the vacant City Council position in National City.



Sweetwater basketball Hall of Fame to add four new members  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball team will honor some of its top alumni during a halftime ceremony at Saturday's upcoming South Bay League ...



Tony Peña, The Roving Angler: 1948 -2019  BDOutdoors On The Wire

Tony Peña, a BD Outdoors Pro Staff member for Panama and an internationally-known writer/photographer for numerous outdoor publications has passed.



Sweetwater makes Cougars see red in battle of South Bay League unbeatens  Star-News

The San Ysidro Cougars entered Wednesday's clash of South Bay League unbeaten boys basketball teams with a 3-0 league record while the host Sweetwater ...



SuHi icon Laura Charles to be remembered at memorial service  Star-News

A memorial *service* will be held in the honor of longtime Sweetwater High School music and arts teacher Laura Charles on Saturday, March 10, at the First ...



San Diego County High School Crowns First Trans Homecoming Queen  Advocate.com

Sweetwater High School in National City, Calif., became a leader in the district when students voted to crown their first-ever transgender homecoming queen at ...



National City Warns of Spike in Drug Overdoses  NBC 7 San Diego

The police department warned parents about an increase in drug overdoses in National City affecting both adults and children.



Sweetwater basketball tourney tips off with strong field  Star-News

The 2018 edition of the Sweetwater Host Lions Club Frank Pekarek Memorial Tournament is in full sway on the Red Devils' campus in National City. Twelve ...



Sweetwater leaves Castle Park in the fog with a 1-0 girls soccer win  Star-News

It took three tries but the Sweetwater High School girls soccer team finally managed to defeat west side rival Castle Park. The teams met twice in the recent ...



Teacher's promise kept student-athletes covered  Star-News

When two student-athletes were struggling in her English class, then-Sweetwater High School teacher Kristina Josafat brokered a deal: finish the football season ...



National City’s top cop announces retirement  FOX 5 San Diego

Law enforcement veteran Manuel Rodriguez, who has headed the National City Police Department for five years, will step down this coming spring, the agency ...



Sweetwater Union HS Trustees Approve $400M Bond Measure for November Ballot  NBC 7 San Diego

The Sweetwater Union High School District board approved a $400 million bond measure for the November ballot this morning.



It's night and day for Hilltop in 50-38 win over SuHi  Star-News

The rain fell, lightning flared and thunder roared last Friday night at Sweetwater High School for the Metro-South Bay League opener between the Sweetwater ...



Hilltop Lancers skate into winter break with undefeated record  Star-News

The CIF-Metro Conference's South County-based teams held rain make-up games the week of Dec. 18-21 at the Castle Park High School outdoor rink to coast ...



Sweetwater, High Tech High Chula Vista advance to CIF boys tennis semifinals  Star-News

Seven South County high school teams qualified to compete in this year's San Diego Section playoffs. They included Eastlake in the Open Division, Olympian in ...



San Diego County Cup kicks off tournament play with local matches  Star-News

The 2018 edition of the San Diego County Cup has kicked off with an impressive line-up of 30 teams, including 12 varsity boys teams, 10 junior varsity boys ...



Video shows National City girl beaten at HS  10News

A National City mom says her daughter is being bullied and beaten at school.



American Legion makes return to San Diego County baseball fields  Star-News

After a long absence in San Diego County, American Legion baseball has made a return. The fledgling league, sponsored by District 22, has released a regular ...



Sweetwater boys basketball team to add to its Hall of Fame class  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball team will hold its annual Michael LeMaster Memorial Classic this Saturday in the National City school's ...



Boys volleyball season gets start at NC Host Lions Club tourney  Star-News

The 2018 boys volleyball season got a jump-start March 2-3 with the annual National City Host Lions tournament hosted by Sweetwater High School. Thirty-four ...



Slate wiped clean for Metro-South Bay, Metro-Pacific openers  Star-News

The Metro Conference's two four-team football leagues — the Metro-South Bay League and Metro-Pacific League — are set to finally kick off league play this ...



Week 9: Hilltop 50, Sweetwater 38 -  KUSI

Friday night's game against the Hilltop Lancers (2-5) and the Sweetwater Red Devils (3-5) was electric both on and off the field as the Sweetwater offense came ...



Lancers get new field, aim to defend Metro-South Bay League title  Star-News

The Hilltop High School football team has a lot to look forward to for Friday's 2018 season opener. Not only will the non-league contest against visiting ...



Week 7: Sweetwater Red Devils 56, San Ysidro Cougars 0 -  KUSI

It was double trouble for the Sweetwater Red Devils. In their second home game they got their second blowout win of the season. Sweetwater took the victory ...



Red Devils, Titans, Mustangs, Barons run to league titles  Star-News

Castle Park High School's Estela Bustillos won the 800-, 1600- and 3200-meter runs and finished runner-up in the 4×400 relay at last spring's South Bay League ...



Metro cross country runners set pace at Mustang Invitational  Star-News

It was nothing short of a superlative showing by Metro Conference cross country runners at last Friday's 31-team 24th annual Mustang Invitational at Rohr Park.



Deadly DUI crash simulation at Sweetwater High will teach students the dangers of drunk driving  10News

A fatal DUI crash is being simulated near Sweetwater High School in National City Monday morning.



Barons Cup serves up dramatic endings for local soccer teams  Star-News

The 36th annual Barons Cup remains San Diego County's longest-running high school girls soccer tournament. This year's varsity and junior varsity finals took ...



Hilltop Lancers move to the head of the class among Sweetwater district roller hockey teams  Star-News

The Hilltop Lancers haven't won any title yet but they continue to pick up wins in the early part of the season that has helped them compile an undefeated 6-0 ...



VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.



Passing fancy: seven-on-seven is offseason football heaven  Star-News

The 2018 high school football season is a lot closer than the casual observer might think. Fall training camps open July 25. The first regular season games are ...



Report of armed teen prompts school lockdown  10News

A report of a teenager walking across the grounds of Sweetwater High School with a gun Monday prompted a 45-minute campus lockdown that ended when ...



Winter sports season has to be one for the record books  Star-News

Simply put, it was an amazing season for South County high school teams during the recently completed winter sports season. Players, coaches, administrators ...



Barons top Patriots, end 16-game losing streak  Star-News

No one who watched last Friday night's high school football game between the Bonita Vista Barons and Patrick Henry Patriots will say it was easy but the Barons ...



Battle of O's rivalry matchup goes to Mustangs  Star-News

Anything can happen in a rivalry game, so it was time to forget about season records entering last Friday's Battle of the O's contest between the host Olympian ...



Good Schools for All: The Raging Demand for More Computer Science Education  Voice of San Diego

Tech jobs abound. Our education system isn't churning out enough students with computer science training to meet the voracious demand for high-skilled tech ...



Sweetwater boys basketball program honors four latest Hall of Fame inductees  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball team welcomed its latest four inductees into the program's Hall of Fame with halftime festivities and a thrilling ...



New kids have arrived on South County's youth baseball block  Star-News

Little League Baseball isn't the only action in town going full swing this summer. Pony Baseball and American Legion Baseball have also carved out a niche in ...



SuHi Hall of Fame hoops class feted, treated to memorable finish  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball program honored more of its own during last Saturday's Hall of Fame contest against the visiting Monte Vista ...



Opportunity knocks for Hilltop football team  Star-News

The Hilltop High School football team still has to nail down one more win to make it official, but the Lancers took the high road to claiming this year's Metro-South ...



Bomb Threat Shuts Down 2 National City Schools  NBC 7 San Diego

Lockdowns have been lifted for two schools in National City that were placed on lockdown Tuesday after an anonymous email sent to the schools stated there ...



Hilltop tournament sets tone for 2018-19 boys hoops campaign  Star-News

The 42nd annual Hilltop Invitational boys basketball tournament wrapped up last Friday with four games, three of which featured South County teams.



Highlander basketball homeless this season ECC  The East County Californian

The Helix High School boys basketball team tipped off the 2018-19 season on the road and the Highlanders will remain there throughout the rest of the season ...



A season to remember for Montgomery boys volleyball team  Star-News

To cite a cliché, there's always a first time. But there was nothing cliché about the season turned in by the Montgomery High School boys volleyball team.



Four Metro teams remain in contention for CIF football championships  Star-News

It's all about why they play the games. That said, two of the seven Metro Conference teams involved in last Friday's opening round of the San Diego Section ...



Chula Vista grad selected for US men’s national soccer team  FOX 5 San Diego

Alejandro Guido, Chula Vista's Mater Dei Catholic High School grad, was selected for U.S. men's national soccer team's 22-player roster for an upcoming game.



Judge Roy Cazares: From Shelltown to the Bench (With a Stopover at Harvard)  San Diego Free Press

On March 31, 1942, Roy Cazares was born in San Francisco del Oro, Chihuahua, Mexico. Roy Cazares is one of ten children born to Carlos and Norberta ...



American Legion returns to San Diego County baseball fields ECC  The East County Californian

After a long absence in San Diego County, American Legion baseball has made a return. The fledgling league, sponsored by District 22, has released a regular ...



Red Devils win overtime thriller at Hilltop, capture league title  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School boys basketball program, steeped in championship hoops tradition, will be making an appearance in this year's San Diego Section ...



San Diego Migrant-Aid Leader Rips Border Patrol Over Death of Guatemalan Girl  Times of San Diego

Overseeing the latest "Caravan of Love" to aid migrants in Tijuana, Enrique Morones said: "Two weeks ago, the Border Patrol tear-gassed children at the border.



Ramona student advances to world wrestling match  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ramona High School junior Savannah Kiddoo will be battling for a world title in female wrestling at a global competition in Irving, Texas, May 11-13.



CIF soccer playoffs kick off with Open Division tilts for Eastlake  Star-News

Earning a berth in the San Diego Section's elite Open Division playoffs has been a goal for teams competing in the San Diego Section playoffs. It not only carries ...



Kiddoos place fourth in CIF wrestling competitions  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Savannah and Nathan Kiddoo have more in common than most siblings. They were both born and raised in Ramona, they both attend Ramona High School ...



Local soccer, hoops teams punch tickets to CIF semifinal playoffs  Star-News

South County schools look to be fairly well represented when the San Diego Section holds its semifinal playoffs early next week. After results from this ...



Sweetwater WASP pilots will still be taught in Texas history classes  Big Country Homepage

The Texas State Board of Education has decided the history of Sweetwater's WASP pilots will still be taught in school.



South County mat women dominate CIF girls wrestling finals  Star-News

It was a spectacular showing by South County participants at last weekend's eighth annual San Diego Section girls wrestling tournament at Sweetwater High ...



Patrick Henry Trojans claim revived American Legion District 22 baseball crown  Star-News

American Legion's return to the playing field started with 13 teams in the revived circuit sponsored by American Legion District 22. It ended with a four-team area ...



And we thought the football season was finally over  Star-News

The high school and college football seasons are starting to become ridiculously long. Consider this: The San Diego Section championship finals took place Dec ...



Mustang Relays celebrate 15th anniversary season  Star-News

The Phair Co./Mustang Relays celebrated their 15th anniversary season last Saturday at Otay Ranch High School with a reduced field of 11 teams. But for the ...



The Exceptional State  Pacific Standard

What made California stand out and then stand up to a sitting president.



2 Cases of Active TB Reported in San Diego County  NBC 7 San Diego

Two unrelated cases of active Tuberculosis have been reported at two different schools in San Diego County, potentially exposing others.



Ballet Folklorico Nahuatlan Highlights Tradition - imperialbeachnewsca.com: News  Eagle & Times

A passion for traditional Mexican dancing has led to a program which has endured through the years. Mar Vista High School teacher Daniel Topete has headed ...



American Legion wraps up revival season with playoff tournament ECC  The East County Californian

American Legion's return to the playing field started with 13 teams in the revived circuit sponsored by American Legion District 22. It ended with a four-team area ...



Chula Vista FC strikes gold — again  Star-News

Chula Vista FC and Pomona's San Nicolas FC were playing for more than just pride in last Saturday's Cal South Adult State Cup Finals at Cal State Fullerton's ...



Staged Car Accident Highlights DUI Dangers  NBC 7 San Diego

Students at Sweetwater High School were taught a lesson about driving under the influence on Wednesday during a staged car crash.



Eastlake Pony League makes history with first championship banner  Star-News

Eastlake Pony League made history in its second year of operation by advancing two teams to the second round of post-season all-star tournament play.



To Help Alzheimer’s Patients, a Care Center Re-Creates the 1950s  The Wall Street Journal

Glenner Town Square, a new care facility for dementia patients in California, was built to resemble a town from the 1950s. It's an application of “reminiscence ...



Border Report: Teens Are Smuggling Deadlier Drugs Across the Border  Voice of San Diego

With the promise of easy money and little risk, minors who cross the border for school or to see family are being exploited by criminal organizations that sell ...



New AP Computer Science Course Proves Popular With Students, Teachers  Education Week

At Sweetwater High School in National City, Calif., and other schools across the country, the College Board's new AP Computer Science Principles course is ...



South County-braced San Diego City College team finds success in 2017  Star-News

When veteran cross country/track and field coach Ian Cumming retired from Otay Ranch High School at the end of the 2015-16 season, he took on a new ...



Could Chula Vista FC be on the road to another soccer championship?  Star-News

Chula Vista FC will be on the road again in search of another championship when the local amateur men's team heads to Range View High School in Aurora, ...



Team 10: School lockdowns... are San Diego County's districts keeping track?  10News

SAN DIEGO - The safety of students on campus is a top priority for school districts, but Team 10 wanted to know how often that safety was in jeopardy and the ...



Bonita couple honored with community service award  Star-News

Bonita's Jeff and Julie Phair recently received the prestigious community *service* award from the High School Sports Association. The award was given to the ...



Women Who Overcame Adversity Are Subject Of New Book By National City Teacher  KPBS

A National City teacher profiled 25 women who overcame adversity in her new book "Still I Rise: The Persistence of Phenomenal Women."



Local high schools ranked by violence & drug rates  KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - How safe is your neighborhood high school? When incidents involving drugs and violence happen on campus, they get reported to the ...



2 Investigations Requested at National City's Council Meeting  San Diego Free Press

By Barbara Zaragoza. In a whopping 5-hour+ marathon, the National City Council met on Tuesday, February 21st and approved a 10% raise for council ...



Chemical Spill Leads to Evacuations in National City  NBC 7 San Diego

A chemical spill at business in National City Thursday prompted mandatory evacuations for some surrounding businesses and residents, fire officials confirmed.



2015-16 Metro Conference winter sports honor roll announced  Star-News

The Metro Conference held its 2015-16 winter sports all-league awards ceremony Feb. 29 at Chula Vista High School's performing arts center. Student-athletes ...



Sweetwater High announces Honor Roll | News  Advocateanddemocrat

Sweetwater High School recently released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year.



Basketball: CHS Boys Play in Coronado Holiday Invitational  Coronado Times Newspaper

Team Captain Myles Manning shoots from the free throw line against Fallbrook High School to win 55-28. Photo by Sean O'Connor. On Friday, December 8, the ...



Red Devils shock Mariners in league opener, win homecoming game 13-0  Star-News

The Sweetwater High School football team came through with a gritty 13-0 homecoming win over visiting Mar Vista last Friday to kick off Metro-South Bay ...



AP Computer Science Principles Course Aims to Attract More Students to the Field  U.S. News & World Report

The College Board's new offering focuses on expanding access as more jobs require computing knowledge.



Red Devil harriers lead Metro Conference cross country contingent at Jaguar Invitational  Star-News

The South Bay League cross country finals are three weeks away and the Sweetwater High School boys team doesn't appear to be slowing down. The Red ...



HSU's PA program has something over the other 8 in the state  Big Country Homepage

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) - Hardin-Simmons University's physical assistant program is one of eight in the state of Texas, but the prestigious program has ...



Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero Karemi Alvarez Champions Health  KPBS

What They Wanted Most: Free, *Fresh* Water. Karemi Alvarez, 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero H... Photo credit: Marielena Castellanos. Karemi Alvarez ...



The Old Globe Celebrates Five Years of Globe For All With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM  Broadway World

The Old Globe invites your participation as Globe for All celebrates five years of making theatre matter to more people! This talented company of professional ...



Is the College Board’s Newest AP Computer Science Course Closing the Gap?  EdSurge

Last year, the College Board piloted a new Advanced Placement course in computer science: AP Computer Science Principles, a program that the ...



New computer science course's challenge is finding qualified teachers to teach it  EdSource

Expansion of a new Advanced Placement computer science course aimed at drawing young women and minorities into high-tech fields is being hampered by a ...



For Homeless Families in the South Bay, Schools Provide Far More Than Education  Voice of San Diego

Schools in the South Bay have become a hub for homeless students and their families to find everything from a place to shower to help with school enrollment to ...



Stadium Project: Colorado City (Texas)  High School Football America

Colorado City High School in west Texas is the alma mater of Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Don Maynard. These are photos from the High School football ...



Spartans claim SoCal boys soccer title at end of long road  Star-News

It took 28 matches, and about 1,000 miles of travel logged in a four-day period, but the Chula Vista High School boys soccer team finally proved it was on top of ...



Four Men Compete To Represent Chula Vista's District 4  KPBS

In the city's first-ever district elections, four men are campaigning for the chance to represent District 4, or Southwest Chula Vista.



Teen Tries to Steal Soda, Gets Stuck in Vending Machine  NBC San Diego

A 17-year-old boy got in way over his head when he tried to steal a soda from a vending machine and became stuck in the machine's receiving slot. Police said ...



Blues Hall of Famer John Hammond Jr.  San Diego Reader

#Inside the protected and ever-dwindling world that is modern blues music, John Hammond Jr. is a rock star. In a notable career that spans back to the 1960s, ...



Teacher Makes a Difference - One Student At A Time  Eagle & Times

Those who attend adult education classes in Imperial Beach may know him. He is a 60-something, burly man with a big smile and a heart to match.



Enough nepotism and cronyism  San Diego Reader

#As the Sweetwater Union High School District elections loom closer, Chula Vista mayor Cheryl Cox and county supervisor Greg Cox are flexing their political ...



George Gallagher  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

I was born in San Diego in 1941 and was adopted a few days later by Jack and Mary Gallagher. I was raised in the San Diego area by Mary,



The Filipino-American Tour of the South Bay  San Diego Free Press

By Barbara Zaragoza / South Bay Compass Ethnic enclaves are generally defined by a cluster of stores and eateries that feature culinary delights from a specific ...



Safe and Affordable Drinking Water: The Value of One Vote  San Diego Free Press

Water Board District Elections and Your Drinking Water South Bay! Do you know where your drinking water comes from? Not from San Diego County, that's for ...



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